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Mention Amazon.com and most people probably think about online shopping, Kindle e-readers, or maybe original TV shows and movies like Manchester By the Sea. Food safety is likely very far down the list.

Mention Amazon.com and most people probably think about online shopping, Kindle e-readers, or maybe original TV shows and movies like Manchester By the Sea. Food safety is likely very far down the list.

Read more: Food Safety is Vital to Customer Trust

We at greenfence are honored to sponsor the first edition of the ‘GFSI Global Markets Programme Award’ that will be presented at the food safety conference in Houston this week. As you might have read in earlier blogs and announcements, GFSI will for the first time in its history present an award to companies or individuals that have raised the bar on food safety and we are delighted to be part of this important happening.

We at greenfence are honored to sponsor the first edition of the ‘GFSI Global Markets Programme Award’ that will be presented at the food safety conference in Houston this week. As you might have read in earlier blogs and announcements, GFSI will for the first time in its history present an award to companies or individuals that have raised the bar on food safety and we are delighted to be part of this important happening.

Read more: Greenfence Sponsors the New GFSI Global Markets Programme Award

The global food industry from farm-to-fork is approaching a tipping point of radical transformation. Startup food brands, whether retail or brand manufacturers, compete on a level that existing large food companies cannot – Trust. These startup food companies are being transparent on issues that shoppers say they care about – how and where the food is produced, the origin of ingredients, what chemicals and other inputs are used and so on.

The global food industry from farm-to-fork is approaching a tipping point of radical transformation. Startup food brands, whether retail or brand manufacturers, compete on a level that existing large food companies cannot – Trust. These startup food companies are being transparent on issues that shoppers say they care about – how and where the food is produced, the origin of ingredients, what chemicals and other inputs are used and so on.

Read more: Delivering on the trust and transparency demanded by shoppers

The question is not new: "I am GFSI certified, so does that mean I am FSMA compliant?" It's a question with which industry has been wrestling since the Food Safety Modernization Act was signed into law in 2011.

The question is not new: "I am GFSI certified, so does that mean I am FSMA compliant?" It's a question with which industry has been wrestling since the Food Safety Modernization Act was signed into law in 2011.

Read more: What Does It Mean to be GFSI Certified in a FSMA Environment?

According to the World Health Organization, more than 200 diseases are spread through food, and 1 in 10 people experience the unpleasant effects of a foodborne illness each year. Thankfully, safe food preparation can prevent many food safety incidents, making both proper training and the right tools very important in food business settings.

According to the World Health Organization, more than 200 diseases are spread through food, and 1 in 10 people experience the unpleasant effects of a foodborne illness each year. Thankfully, safe food preparation can prevent many food safety incidents, making both proper training and the right tools very important in food business settings.

Read more: Food Safety Fails: How to Avoid Preventable Mishaps with Technology

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